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Average Cd4 Count After Diagnosis

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Chemo and CD-4 counts (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

I am a HIV+ 37 year old male who is very healthy except for fighting KS in my colon and stomach. I have been undergoing Taxol treatment for my KS since Dec 08 until now June 1, 09. My oncologist and I decided to take a break till Mid-July because my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...well, Dr. Bob. You're an inspiration. -- TPF Dr. Bob's response: Hello TPF, Anyone with either an AIDS indicator condition or a CD4 cell count of less than 200 has a diagnosis of full blown AIDS. However, the relevance of this diagnosis is more... Read more »

New Diagnosis, Extremely Low CD4 count

My husband was just diagnosed as HIV pos when he was admitted to the hospital with an extremely... Read more »

Recent KS Diagnosis despite a high CD4 count; how do I know if I have internal KS

Dear Dr. D,Thank you for all your answers! I was recently diagnosed with KS, which resulted from a... Read more »
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Low CD4 Cell Count Elevates Cancer Risk in Patients With HIV

...total follow-up period. Each type of malignancy was analyzed separately, using Poisson regression to test 78 models. "Current CD4 cell count was the only factor predictive of Hodgkin's lymphoma, lung cancer and liver cancer," the team reported,... Read more »
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Some AIDS-Defining Conditions Now Diagnosed at Higher CD4s

...opportunistic conditions (ADOCs). What may be alarming about the results is that some of these ADOCs are being diagnosed at higher CD4 counts than what were seen earlier in the epidemic. The study looked at 7,825 people over 3 periods:... Read more »
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Overweight People With HIV See Lower CD4 Gain While on HIV Medications, Study Suggests

...Medical Center in San Diego, Calif. We performed a study entitled, "Obesity Among HIV-Infected Persons: Impact of Weight on CD4 Cell Counts," which was recently presented at the IDSA meeting [47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society... Read more »
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HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...cell count greater than 350. Correct. We looked to see if HAART benefitted all patients, or specifically patients with lower CD4 cell counts. We found that it actually benefitted all patients, even those with CD4 cell counts greater than 350.... Read more »
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How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
...I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes Read more »

CD4 Count 540, but negative?

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
...physchatrist. it is just that i feel as if i have hiv. i have never felt like this before. I feel tired,depressed, weak, ill, and my CD4 count is only 540. Read more »

IN THE THROWS OF A RECENT DIAGNOSIS OF POSITIVE

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...hard.....Still am testing negative..with viral load of 1000 as of 4 weeks ago.......new blood draws will tell me next monday where cd4 count and viral load is now.....and Im anticipatory to say the least..have many wonderful role models...but is... Read more »

HELP !! CD4 170 AIDS DIAGNOSIS-- IS THIS THE END?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I have been positive and healthy on no meds for the last 8 years. Now my cd4 count which was about 600 is down to 170 and my once undetectable viral load is now detectable. What's the average timeframe a person Read more »